Biography

Birth date: 27 March 1913
Birth place: Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
Final rank: Group Captain
Service number: 94 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: No. 30 Squadron

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: No. 30 Squadron
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Film (2)
Sound (1)

Film

Wings over New Guinea (Cinesound Review No 599)

Cinesound newsreel showing the RAAF in New Guinea bombing and strafing enemy positions. Identified personnel are Squadron Leader Brian Reginald 'Black Jack' Walker and Flight Lieutenant Cyril 'Curley' Burn of Sydney. Wirraways over Mangrove Island operating from Dobodura, aircraft No A20/533...

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These eagles incognito

Aerial of 100 Squadron RAAF Bristol Beaufort bombers heading for Gurney Strip Milne Bay, New Guinea. Aerial view of Gurney Strip. Landing at Gurney Strip. Hal Watt, 68 Wing Commander John Raeburn (Sam) Balmer OBE, DFC, (KIA 11 May 1944, Belgium), RAN Lieutenant Commander Gerald Mellor (Gerry)...

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Sound

Group Captain Brian Reginald `Blackjack' Walker DSO (Rtd), interviewed by Ken Llewelyn about his service with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during the Second World War, including making attacks over New Guinea and Timor.

Group Captain Brian Reginald `Blackjack' Walker DSO (Rtd), interviewed by Ken Llewelyn about his service with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during the Second World War, including making attacks over New Guinea and Timor.

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Timeline

Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 15 January 1935
Date of discharge 18 January 1946
Date of birth 1913-03-27